Man slashed in Gorgie fight

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A MAN has been taken to hospital after being slashed on the arm during a fight in Gorgie.

Ambulance crews were called by police to the launderette on Gorgie Road, near the Tynecastle Arms pub, about 4.50pm today.

The man who had been stabbed was taken to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, but was understood to be in a stable condition.

A Police Scotland spokesman described the disturbance as a “minor incident”.

The area has been cordoned off, with police still at the scene.